Support the Danforth Plant Science Center: Where Discovery Yields Impact

Annual gifts contribute to the Innovation Fund and are an especially effective way to support the Danforth Center. These gifts are strategically directed toward the following five areas according to need and priority:

  • New equipment and technology 
  • Internships and training
  • New and improved facilities
  • Early-stage projects
  • Education and outreach

Every gift to the Innovation Fund affirms your commitment to improving human health, renewing the environment, and producing jobs and increased investment in our region. For information about giving levels and opportunities, please click on the links below. 


Tom Bander
Vice President for Development
Danforth Plant Science Center
975 N. Warson Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63132 
(314) 587-1235


Individual Giving Societies

  • The Donald Danforth Society

    The Danforth Society is the leadership giving level at the Danforth Plant Science Center. Danforth Society contributions start at $1000, and members receive exclusive opportunities, benefits and recognition for their generous support of the Center

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  • Friends of Plant Science

    Friends of Plant Science are valued annual donors to the Danforth Plant Science Center, with membership starting at $100.

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  • Legacy Society

    Legacy Society members further the work of the Danforth Plant Science Center and leave a lasting impact through a bequest, gift annuity, or trust arrangement.

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  • Young Friends

    Young Friends is a group of professionals age 40 and younger, who support the Danforth Center mission: to improve the human condition through plant science.‚Äč Memberships start at $60 annually.

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